Patient-clinician relationships are crucial in any type of care. In this third episode of the Speechless SLP series, Vanessa Abraham, SLP, and her ICU doctor, Dr. Jared Rosen, share their thoughts on how important this relationship is, and how you can work with patients/clients, and their families.
Terrifying. That’s the main thing Vanessa Abraham remembers from her experiences of being hospitalized.
In this second episode with Vanessa, hear how dark her thoughts got, and how she managed to pull through.
Imagine waking up one day and not knowing what is going on. Then knowing what you need to communicate, but not being able to do so. Vanessa Abraham, SLP, experienced just that. Listen to this episode to hear how, out of the blue, Vanessa went from fit and active to being in ICU, and unable to speak, within a week.
In this episode, the first in the new “Mental Health Talk” series, Wilson Nice, SLP, shares her story of overcoming a crisis point in her life. We talk about how she has navigated different diagnoses and recovery, and also a number of very practical first steps you can take and/or explore that may help when you need to to take care of you.
Are you Just starting out as an SLP, shifting fields or settings, transitioning, or just looking for a new role? Polishing up your resume and interview skills is a must. In this episode, you’ll hear tips and suggestions for different scenarios from an SLP who has literally made it her business to help other SLPs do their best in applying to, and getting the roles they want.
In this day and age, there’s a lot to navigate in working as an SLP. In this episode, Brooke Richardson speaks about managing some of the big challenges, including unexpected experiences with burnout, imposter syndrome, and how to bring a positive sense of self to your role and those you work with.
Are you feeling like your stress levels are way too high? In this episode, Jessi Andricks talks about her very real experiences with stress both as an SLP grad student and subsequently working in the field. She brings great advice for us all on managing our stress, stress triggers, and building resilience.
As much as we may love what we do, at the end of the day money does matter! In this episode, the very financially smart and savvy Kara Britt talks about some of the financial choices she has made since grad school. Learn how she makes her hard-earned money work for her, and her family’s future, and how you too can find ways to make your money work for you.
In this episode, hear how Sam Walker has shifted and adapted her career since graduating, and some of the challenges and rewards along the way. She speaks about how she came to make the choice to become an SLP, and how the impacts of the pandemic unleashed her creative endeavors! Learn how she approaches the flexibility of SLP work and incorporates the ability to be flexible into her work, including helping new graduates take their first steps.